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6 Ways to Maintain Healthy Gums

September 23, 2020

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Person with gum disease

You know how important it is to keep your teeth healthy, but gums are more commonly forgotten. Even if you are cavity free with beautiful white teeth, you aren’t immune to the onset of gum disease. In fact, according to the CDC, nearly half of all adults over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal disease. Over 70% of those over the age of 65 are affected. Fortunately, gum disease is easily preventable. Your dentist in Montrose shares some ways that you can keep your gums healthy.

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How to Stop Bad Breath in Its Tracks

September 12, 2020

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Woman with bad breath

Most people know the feeling of waking up in the morning with foul smelling breath. However, for many, bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a more frequent and frustrating problem. In fact, about 80 million Americans suffer from chronic halitosis and many don’t know how they can get rid of it. Fortunately, your dentist in Houston has some tips that can help to alleviate bad breath and prevent it before it even occurs. Continue reading to learn how you can go about your day with a fresh smelling smile.

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Why You Shouldn’t Let COVID-19 Delay Your Dental Visit

August 27, 2020

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Dentist wearing PPE

It is no secret that leaving home during the COVID-19 pandemic has been nerve wracking. This is the case even if you are only going out to get essential items like groceries and your medical prescriptions. Even though it is great that you’re staying home as much as you can, skipping your dental appointments isn’t the best idea, even with today’s current events. Read on to learn why you shouldn’t delay your appointments with your dentist in River Oaks.

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5 Qualities That a Good Dental Implant Candidate Should Have

August 13, 2020

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Dental implant digital illustration

Missing teeth can have many negative effects on your life. Eating and speaking becomes more difficult, you will experience jawbone shrinkage over time, and it could cause your confidence to plummet. Fortunately, there are many different options out there with the purpose of replacing your missing teeth, like dental implants. Continue reading to learn what qualities make someone a good dental implant candidate.

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Why Are Dental Implants Such a Popular Tooth Replacement Option?

July 24, 2020

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Illustration of dental implants in Montrose

Are you looking for a way to replace your missing teeth? You’re not alone. Approximately 178 million Americans are estimated to be missing at least one tooth. This can lead to a variety of problems including jawbone deterioration and misalignment. You may have noticed that dental implants are becoming an increasingly popular option to fill in the gaps. But what’s the hype all about? Continue reading to learn why dental implants in Montrose could be the best option for you.

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How Does Handwashing and Sanitizing Help to Prevent COVID-19?

July 9, 2020

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Man washing hands

Out of the many steps that you should be taking to stay healthy, handwashing is among the most important. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this is especially critical. Now that many businesses have reopened, it’s crucial to your health that you keep up with your hand hygiene throughout the day by washing or using hand sanitizer. Continue reading to learn from your dentist in Montrose about the proper way and time to clean your hands.

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Why Is My Dentist Asking Me to Rinse Before My Appointment

June 17, 2020

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Montrose dentist measures antimicrobial mouthwash in COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives, including how we receive dental care. In order to keep everyone as safe as possible, it’s imperative that everyone do their part to prevent the spread of germs. That’s why you’ll be asked to take a variety of extra precautions at your next dental appointment, including rinsing with a special mouthwash. Read on to find out more about how this extra step during your dental visit works to keep you, your Montrose dentist, and the entire community safe from COVID-19.

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What to Expect at Your First Appointment After Your Dentist Reopens

May 27, 2020

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man smiling at dentist in Montrose

From going grocery shopping to connecting with loved ones, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed virtually everything about our lives. That includes how appointments with your dentist in Montrose will proceed. For the past couple of months, most dentists have only been seeing emergency patients on an as-needed basis. However, many of them have recently started opening up for regular procedures like fillings and cleanings. Keep reading to learn what you can expect before, during, and after your appointment these days.

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How Your Dentist Keeps Their Office Clean During COVID-19

May 2, 2020

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dentist in Houston washing their hands

With the threat of the coronavirus looming on the horizon for nearly everyone, people everywhere are taking extreme measures to clean their environment. Your dentist in Houston is no exception. Simply spraying their tools with store-bought disinfectant, unfortunately, isn’t enough to kill the germs that cause COVID-19. There are several steps that dentists take to prevent germs from taking hold. Keep reading to learn what some of those steps are.

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How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

April 16, 2020

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Woman with questions for Montrose dentist surrounded by question marksWhen was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? Even though we use them to clean our smiles twice a day, many of us don’t realize when our toothbrushes begin to lose their effectiveness. However, recent studies have discovered that using a toothbrush past its prime can make your mouth unhealthier. Your Montrose dentist explains when you should be using a new toothbrush and what can happen to your oral health if you don’t.

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